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Robert Oliver Willis

1948 ~ 2023 (age 74) 74 Years Old


     Robert Oliver “Bob” Willis, 74, of Drennen, WV passed through the gates of Heaven on Sunday, July 23, 2023.  Born August 4, 1948 at Tipton, he was the son of the late Earl Mathew and Marjorie Stephenson Willis.  He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Virginia Blankenship and Pamela Jenkins; brother, Richard Mathew Willis, and brother-in-law, William Jenkins.

     He was saved in 1982 and joined Bethel Church at Poe where he and his family worshipped.  He was a truck driver with 35 years of service and had been disabled since 2001.  He loved farming and working on old vehicles.  He was a loving and devoted husband to the love of his life for 53 years.  Nothing made him happier than having all of his family around for Sunday dinners and spending time with his grandchildren.

     He is survived by his wife, Brenda Gray Willis; their children, Tammy and Jeremy Ray and Dr. Bradley and Amber Willis; two grandsons, John and Jackson Ray; two granddaughters, Maci and Mallori Willis;  siblings, Denver and Joyce Willis, Charlie and Sue Willis, Hoy and Esther Willis, Yvonne “Tootsie” Taylor, and Patricia and Perry Hanshaw.

     Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 26, 2023 in the Bethel Church at Poe with Pastors James “Oz”  Gray and Paul Gray officiating.  Interment will follow in the Neil Cemetery at Drennen under the direction of the White Funeral Home at Summersville.

     Friends may call at the church on Wednesday one-hour prior to the funeral services.    

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July 26, 2023

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Bethel Church
Summersville Lake Road
Summersville, WV 26651

Funeral Service
July 26, 2023

2:00 PM
Bethel Church
Summersville Lake Road
Summersville, WV 26651


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